Nathan Phelps

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Nate Phelps
Nathan Phelps at QEDcon 2014.jpg
Phelps speaking at QED, Manchester, UK in 2014.
Born (1958-11-22) November 22, 1958 (age 60)
ResidenceCalgary, Alberta
NationalityCanadian
Known forLGBT rights activist, Calgary branch director for the Centre for Inquiry Canada, son of former Westboro Baptist Church pastor Fred Phelps
Children6 (3 step children)
Parent(s)Fred Phelps
RelativesShirley Phelps-Roper (sister)

Nathan "Nate" Phelps (born November 22,[1] 1958) is an American-Canadian author, LGBT rights activist,[2] and public speaker on the topics of religion and child abuse. He is the son of Westboro Baptist Church founder Fred Phelps. He left the church at 18 and permanently left in 1980. This was because of his different and mostly opposite beliefs of his father.

Phelps was born in Topeka, Kansas. He lives in Calgary, Alberta.

References[change | change source]

  1. Jon Michael Bell, Joe Taschler and Steve Fry (1994-06-29). "Addicted to Hate: The Fred Phelps Story. Exhibit A of the lawsuit filed in Shawnee County District Court in Topeka, Kansas by Jon Michael Bell against Stauffer Communications in June of 1994, Case number 94CV766. Chapter 8: Over the Wall at Westboro". Rslevinson.com. Deborah Levinson. Retrieved 2013-12-05.
  2. Hampson, Sarah. (2010-06-28). "After years of silence, Nate Phelps faces off with his anti-gay father". The Globe and Mail.

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